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HELP! PLEASE! I'm tearing out my hair!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tess Pender May 2. 5 Replies

Hi!I'm trying to submit an article, but I'm getting too frustrated! the article NEEDS several tables - a simple enough editing task in Word, but IMPOSSIBLE in this on-line editor! I don't know enough…Continue

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Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Be Immune to Praise and Blame'
"thanks, Lisa!"
Jul 3
Lisa Shaw commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Be Immune to Praise and Blame'
"Thanks, Tess. I enjoyed this! Sending on to the publishers!"
Jul 3
Tess Pender posted an Article

Be Immune to Praise and Blame

ABSTRACTExplores the dangers of praise and blame to the helping professions.  Explains the seductiveness of praise, and describes the daily practice taught in twelve step programs used to avoid falling into addiction to people-pleasing.  Includes several slogans useful in avoiding internalizing praise or blame/ARTICLENewly ordained Ministers are warned to never listen to the comments at the end of a service.  After delivering a sermon, the Minister stands at the door of the sanctuary and says…See More
Jul 2
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"There were changes made recently, Tess. When you click, you ought to be able to get to the website copies of everything in the issue. However, the eZine (flip book) versions are now under a payment portal at either iTunes or Amazon/Kindle.…"
Jun 5
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"Hi, kathy! I'm sure you are the wrong person to tell about this, but I could not figure out what to do! (I did send a reply to the message I got, but those tend to be not monitored). anyway, I got an e-mail yesterday with the June A issue of Om…"
Jun 5
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Three Keys to Choosing a Spiritual Path'
"Hi, Kathy! I'm sorry, but I remain SOOOOO  confused!   I do not remember seeing a "sample abstract" you "provided the other day"!  Did I miss some other message?  I''m sorry to keep being…"
May 31
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"Hi, Kathy! I changed "should" to "shall" throughout the article, so I believe it is done now! Namaste! Tess"
May 31
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Three Keys to Choosing a Spiritual Path'
"Tess, just the abstract alone could do with some changes. Did you compare how it looked here with the sample we provided the other day? ~ Blessings! "
May 29
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"Sure, Tess. Let me know when you have finished making your changes, so we can grab a fresh copy. Thanks ~ Blessings! "
May 29
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Three Keys to Choosing a Spiritual Path'
"Hi, Kathy, I made some edits.  But from your comment, I got the impression you were suggesting an expansion of what I wrote - but I'm feeling particularly dense today, I guess!  Which area did you think could use more…"
May 29
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"hi, Kathy, Should I go through and edit the article to change should to shall? Thanks, 'Tess"
May 29
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'Three Keys to Choosing a Spiritual Path'
"Hi, Tess - for consistency's sake, would you have any problem with substituting "teachings" for "Dogma" in the second definition?  Also, in light of the added description of the Abstract, would you want to expand on or…"
May 28
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"I'm happy  to hear that - my granddaughters (16 YO) - are becoming human rights activists.  They liked that article.  And I love that they care!"
May 27
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"These days, one must wonder if there IS such a thing as too political. It speaks to the larger vision of empowerment, which transcends the sway of politics, really. Thank you!"
May 27
Tess Pender commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"I agree - I didn't catch that I changed the word!  thanks for fixing it.  I'm so relieved - I thought it might be too political!!"
May 27
Kathy Custren commented on Tess Pender's blog post 'What Shall We Tell the Children?'
"Tess, I like where you are going with this, but am wondering if it goes far enough....  One thing that will change is the "shoulds" to "shall" as you have it in the article title. It is being forwarded for a future…"
May 27

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Tess Pender is an Ordained Interfaith Minister. Her spiritual practice began when she attended Native American Sweat Lodges under the guidance of a Medicine Women, and continued with a series of Vision Quests. She led the Teen Spiritual Education Program for four years at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in Santa Clara, Ca. She practices various Earth-Centered Spiritual systems, and co-founded two Wicca-inspired groups, one female and one co-ed.
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Be Immune to Praise and Blame

Posted on July 2, 2017 at 3:25pm 2 Comments

ABSTRACT



Explores the dangers of praise and blame to the helping professions.  Explains the seductiveness of praise, and describes the daily practice taught in twelve step programs used to avoid falling into

addiction to people-pleasing.  Includes several slogans useful in avoiding internalizing praise or blame/



ARTICLE



Newly ordained Ministers are warned to never listen to the comments at the end of a service.  After delivering a sermon, the Minister stands…

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Three Keys to Choosing a Spiritual Path

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 3:30pm 4 Comments

Ministers in New Age Spiritual Centers are familiar with the visits of “seekers” – people who spend their weekends visiting Churches and enters, looking for the perfect teacher, the right teaching, the best spiritual practice. They won’t “settle” for just any place, but relentlessly travel and do comparison shopping among all the spiritual goods on display. Jack Kornfield, a Buddhist teacher, wrote:

Spiritual transformation is a profound process that doesn’t happen by…
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What Shall We Tell the Children?

Posted on May 13, 2017 at 11:30pm 9 Comments

Donald Trump was inaugurated as President of the United States!



What shall we tell our children about this?



Members of the ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Anonymous 12-Step program spend much of their meeting time talking about their lifelong fight to discern reality; to discover the truth underlying all the “white lies” they were fed as…

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What Are the Qualities of God?

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

Is God male or female?

Is God good or evil?

Is God judgmental or accepting?

If there is an answer to any of these questions, then God is “with qualities” – that is, God is a Being with qualities, just like any other being on earth. This God – one “with qualities” is very comforting. One can find pictures of this God, tell stories of God’s wrath or forgiveness, and in general, can relate to God like one relates to any famous entity. Like us, God gets dressed in the…

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